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ABC
Jan 28, 2013 5:30am EST
10 latino voters supporting obama republicans are willing to play ball. >> there is a new i think appreciation on both sides of the aisle, including maybe more importantly on the republican side of the isle. >> americans support it in poll after poll. latino voters expect it. the democrats want it. republicans need i. >> president obama heads to las vegas tomorrow to unveil his immigration reform plans. >> five things to know on this monday morning, defense questions witnesses against john leopold. on friday the judge threw out one misconduct office charge. >>> felecia barnes murder trial continues today. michael johnson is accused of killing the 16-year-old. a witness saw barnes dead body the day she went missing. >> broadway stars, writessers, producers and directors are putting together a benefit. proceeds going towards the sandy school support fund. . the miami heat now paying a visit to the nation's capitol. greeted by the president congratulating them on the championship. >> today is the day we appreciate bubble wrap. the 12th year for bubble wrap appreciation day. bubble wr
Current
Jan 23, 2013 9:00pm PST
wasn't obama. that was the republicans. my bad. well, barack obama embraced backwards ideas about immigration that turned off most latinos and voting block that is essential to any modern--no, actually that was wasn't obama. that was the republicans again. in the wake of horrible mass shootings, barack obama ruled out the idea of popular sane gun control and aligned himself with nra head wayne lapierre, whose sinister demeanor--my fault. that wasn't obama. that was the republicans. i know obama tried to sneakily jerry mannedder virginia voting districts dammit, that wasn't obama. that was the republicans. my point is president obama please stop trying to annihilate >> john: wholes foods ceo john mackey made waves this week when he made the following comment to npr about the affordable care act. >> in fascism the government doesn't own the means of production but they do control it. that's what is happening with the healthcare program and these reforms. so i would say the systems are becoming more fascist. >> john: that will make me feel so bad when i buy a $9 of coke at whole food
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 12:35am PST
. >> there are republicans out there going there's an obama voter right there. >> i'm a republican. >> is that right? >> yes. >> what are you doing here today? >> mostly because i think we should support our president. >> obama! >> for every republican sighting there were 10,000 democrats. >> this moment was savored by all sorts of americans but it was especially powerful for african-americans one of their own sworn in on martin luther king's bible on martin luther king day. that is a divine convergence for these two from charlotte. >> i voted and i'm here and ready to celebrate. >> and cameron from chicago. >> how early did you get up? >> 6:00. >> 6:00 a.m.? >> yep. >> how many layers are you wearing? >> four. >> and mable from south carolina. four years ago she insulated herself with pictures of her an centers, freed slaves and sharecroppers. but today she was back. for them. >> mable it's great to see you again. >> great to see you guys. i hope you brought your photos again. >> they were sharecroppers in south carolina. >> what do you you think they would make of a day like this
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
not by a giant meteor but by president obama. that's if you believe republican house speaker john boehner. >> so we're expecting here over the next 22 months to be the focus of this administration, as they attempt to annihilate the republican party and let me just say i do believe that is their goal, to just shove us into the dust bin of history. >> the house speaker was talking to a group of mainstream republicans a day after president obama laid out his agenda in his inaugural address, that agenda includes climate change, gun control and gay marriage, issues only a republican house can block, hence, boehner argues the president needs to totally annihilate to achieve his liberal agenda. the white house has not responded but it's an odd turn-around, two years ago we were hearing this from senate minority leader republican mitch mcconnell. >> some have said it was it was indelicate of me to suggest that our top political priority over the next two years should be to deny president obama a second term. but the fact is, if our primary legislative goals are to repeal and replace the h
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 9:00am EST
from house speaker john boehner he says president obama is out to annihilate the republican party. do you agree? that's our talk back question today. [ wind howls ] [ dog barks ] ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] something powerful is coming. ♪ see it on february 3rd. ♪ see it on february 3rd. hey, buddy? oh, hey, flo. you want to see something cool? snapshot, from progressive. my insurance company told me not to talk to people like you. you always do what they tell you? no... try it, and see what your good driving can save you. you don't even have to switch. unless you're scared. i'm not scared, it's... you know we can still see you. no, you can't. pretty sure we can... try snapshot today -- no pressure. >>> now is your chance to talk back on one of the big stories for the day. do you agree with john bainer? will president obama try to annihilate the republican party? republican, remember that word because it might go the way of the dinosaurs. annihilated not by a giant meteor but by president obama. that's if you believe republican house speaker john boehner. >> so we're expecting
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am EST
, 70%, at least 70% of hispanics voted for president obama. the republican party saying they want to get some of that vote in 2016. veronica? >> tracie potts in washington. good to see you this morning. thank you. >>> president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton were interviewered in an unusual appearance together on "60 minutes." they talked about their primary battle during the '08 campaign and their relationship during the last four years. >> we had such agreement on what needed to be done for our country. >> made for tough debates. >> it did. >> we could never figure out what we were different on. hillary mentioned, you know, part of our bond is we've been through a lot of the same stuff. and part of being through the same stuff is getting whacked around in political campaigns. >> uh-huh. uh-huh. >> being criticized in the press. you know, we've both built some pretty thick skins. by the time hillary joined the administration, i felt very confident and comfortable in all working relationship. i think what did evolve was a friendship as opposed to just professional relat
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 2:00am PST
hispanic citizens. >> 70% voted for president obama last fall. republicans want a chunk of that vote in 2016. now the senate plan would attract people on visas and require immaterial grants to prove while they are here they have been working. >> thanks so much. >>> we are learning more about the devastating fire that swept through a brazilian nightclub killing more than 230 people. police detained three people in connection with the blaze. what is the latest on the investigation? >> good morning. the investigations are continuing. really, they are focusing on why the fire spread so quickly and how come 70 people were trapped in the report that is in the darkness because obviously the lights went out. the one exit was unlit so people were stumbling around in the dark. many went to the washrooms thinking there was an exit there. they were confused with the heavy smoke. many bodies were found trapped in the washrooms. there are concern that is the premises of the nightclub the fire safety permit expired last year. that i cannot confirm. it's been disputed. that is being investigated. there
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 12:00am PST
. the huge spike came in 2008 when president obama took office. republicans have broken the spirit of statesmanship in this country with the use of the filibuster. progressives should be very concerned. frankly, about the potentially watered down filibuster reform being negotiated between harry reid and senate minority leader mitch mcconnell. under one option being reported, the minority party, the republicans in this case would have to come up with 41 votes to stop a bill or nominee. instead of the current system, where the burden is on the majority party to gather 60 votes to advance an issue. let's turn to senator jeff merkley of oregon, a co-sponsor of meaningful filibuster reform. senator, good to have you with us tonight. >> great to be with you, ed. >> give us an update. where are we at this hour? what can you tell us? >> well, as leader reid talked, he is pursuing both options, the path of 51 and the path of working out a deal with mcconnell. and i can tell you, it's so relevant what happened yesterday. the president stood on the steps of the capitol right behind me, and he sa
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm EST
announcement. >> massive hispanic turnout for president obama brought republicans to the immigration reform table, with a bipartisan group of senators offering 11 million undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship if they pass a criminal background check, pay a fine and back taxes, learn english, and go to the back of the line. >> i feel excited. >> she was abused by an employer who brought her to the u.s. to clean her house. but she is only too happy to sacrifice to become a citizen. >> i get everything i have. >> you're not lazy, you can work, so you can pay everything. >> critics call the plan amnesty and it will only cost the gop votes. >> amnesty would hand to illegal aliens who are government dependent to the democrats. >> there are signs that republicans are already split on this issue. lamar smith, a senior republican on the house judiciary committee says legalizing people who are in the country el legally only cost taxpayers millions of dollars. cost american workers jobs, and encourages more illegal immigration. back to you. >> all right bruce, thank you. a culpeper jury
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 9:00am PST
achieve republican renewal. >> as president obama told the new republic this weekend, until republicans feel that there's a real price to pay for them just saying no and being ob strkzist, you'll probably see at least a number of them arguing that we should keep on doing it and facing perhaps another four years of stonewalling opposition. the president may be taking at least one tip from his predecessor. >> fool me once, shame on -- shame on you. fool me -- you can't get fooled again. >> yet -- and, yet, today a ray of hope, possibly. a day before president obama heads to las vegas to outline a proposal for imgrigs reform, democratic and republican senators will announce an immigration fix they aim to sell to both sides of the aisle. the plan includes a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented workers along side a provision for stricter border security. jon mccain an architect of the proposal underscored the urgency in getting something done, especially for his own party. >> how can you convince republicans about the path to citizenship? >> well, look, i'll give you some straight
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
the consensus that we're -- barack obama has to do is get along with the republicans. i'd like to say something about that. president obama is fond of quoting-- and if he isn't, i am-- martin luther king's statement "the moral arc of the universe bends slowly but it bends towards justice." in the first term, president obama did bend that moral arc. he got health insurance, peace of mind for more than 30 million people. the bill may be floored but it's passed. in the second term i see a sort of differently. everyone's attacking the moral arc of justice-- social security medicare everyone's saying we have to cut it bck. that's the great safety net for the american people. i almost see him as a defender. he has to defend social security and medicare in a fiscally responsible way. >> rose: inaugural day 2013, assessment by journalists and looking forward with historians when we continue. >> rose: today barack obama was sworn in for a second time as president of the united states. it was a cold and sunny day in washington. close to a million people came to the inauguration. they came t
FOX Business
Jan 23, 2013 10:00pm EST
economy, but now the number two issue is the deficit and debt. lou: president obama. >> the republicans failed to mount the kind of presidential campaign. fail to take advantage of the fiscal cliff moment, get in front of the debt ceiling, and they cannot do anything that would create anton the gun debate is going on. it does not make any sense right now. lou: we will come back with "a-team." trying to roll the republicans. it does not look like they're going to get close. we will have a lot more fun about this. how well the republicans do. it will take that up. and coming up tomorrow, the governor of the great state of nebraska joins us approving the keystone xl pipeline today. he will be here to talk pipeline politics and business. conservative columnist and author, a pulitzer prize-winning journalist among our guests it's evolved as the be with us. please go to loudobbs.com to get the last hour facebook page. twitter. ♪ aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. visit usps.com pay, print, a
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 11:00am EST
obama message to history, this is our moment. and we will seize it. so will the republicans stonewall? or compromise? will they fight or switch? i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. and with us today, next us a chuck todd. "the washington post's" kathleen parker. nbc's kelly o'donnell and the "national journal," chris frates. first up, hillary clinton gave as good as she got when peppered by challenging questions on benghazi this week. the reviews were she showed the graph tass and confidence, confidence a potential presidential candidate could. not hard to see the outlines. democrats outdid each other in ladding secretary clinton's remarkable four years but republicans seemed eager to rough up the woman some clearly want to keep out of the white house. and this was the exchange. that drew the most attention. between senator clinton, secretary clinton now and senator ron johnson of wisconsin. >> we were misled that there was supposedly protests and something sprang out of that and assaults sprang out of that. >> we had four dead americans because of a protest or was it b
FOX Business
Jan 23, 2013 7:00pm EST
to pass of republican controlled house. president obama's address triggered a scathing response from the national rifle association, the leader, rain lapierre, said that president made a mockery of our constitutional rights. >> they are god-given freedoms they belong to us, in the united states of america as our birth right, no government gave them to us, no government can ever take them away. lou: lapierre argued only reason that federal government would want to create a list of gun owners is to quote, tax them or takes them. our next guest is a texas gun shol owneshopowner who is now ca boycott of groupon, after the site canceled his dial for a concealed handgun training course, he said that groupon seems to e8 to to e88ing anyoneo believes in the second amendment with as monster. saying this statement -- including shooting ranges, conceal and carry, and clay shooting, have been placed on ed on hiatus while we review internal stanstandards. the category surge review following consumer and merchant meafeedback, joining us now is a former customer, michael cargill, owner of austin, t
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
white house. for a second term. >> a senior republican said here, by his remarks, president obama, at least in republican hoped, had opened the door to more cooperation. live from washington. now back to you. >> steve, you covered many inaugurations before, what stood out to you about this one? >> the obama family is so cute, i have to tell you that. take the politics and the take bands, put it all aside, now i'm a father of two daughters and i'm a bit prejudice bus they are adorable and so are the adults when they are interacting, it's heartwarming. >> it's great to see them all together today. the girls are growing up in front of our eyes. >> thank you so much. steve. >> several political pundits said that the president spoke with a new swagger. like someone who does not need to seek re-election. that part is true. >> he is feeling good, he feels like he has the republicans agenda. he did speak with a little bit more of an attitude, if you will, today. not too much but a little bit more. he is trying to tell people, look, we will get out there and pound the pavement on what we think
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
think republicans should position themselves during president obama's second term? >>>. >> reporter: she describes the republicans' role as twofold, to oppose the president's agenda when republicans think it is, quote bad policy and, to promote conservative principles where they can and, he may be a presidential contender in 2016, says they can't let the president divide them with phony emergencies and bogus deals. >> the way he sells it, it is the president and only the president who is trying to fix our bridges and feed or children and care for our seniors and clean our water. frankly, he must be exhausted. i know we are but we can't get rattled. we won't play the villain in his morality plays and we have to stay united and show that if given the chance we can govern, we have better ideas. >> even after losing the white house twice to president obama, congressman ryan says he does not think republicans are in a political wilderness since they control the house of representatives and most state legislators. rick? >> rick: do other leaders in the republican party agree with congress
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
hispanic citizens. >> reporter: 70% voted for president obama last fall. republicans want a chunk of that vote in 2016. now, that senate plan would actually track people who come into this country on visas and require immigrants to prove they've been working. >> lots of details to be worked out there. tracie potts in washington, thank you very much. >>> more on that devastating fire that swept through a brazil nightclub, killing 230 people. police have detained four individuals, 75 people are still fighting for their lives in the hospital this morning. >> reporter: survivors said it was like a horror movie. turned death trap. >> i've been in the nightclub before. >> reporter: she narrowly escape. what did you see? >> people crying, people lying at my side. >> reporter: hundreds of others, including two of her friends, did not. >> i lost very special people to me. >> reporter: the funerals began, so many dead, the coffins laid out in rows. found here by grieving loved ones. on saturday night they had packed the nightclub. survivors say the band set off pyrotechnics, catching the ceiling fi
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 3:00am EST
. >>> john boehner, speaker of the house, tells a republican group president obama is trying to annihilate the party? okay. but the gop is -- well, they say that they're going to do it by themselves. richard wolffe joins me to talk about the republicans' self-destruction. and later the pentagon lifts a ban on women in combat and the righties are all up in arms about that. goldie taylor will join me and we'll get her take. don't forget you can listen to my radio show on sirius xm radio channel 127. share your thoughts with us on facebook and twitter using the #edshow and we are coming right back. >>> welcome back. they attempted to bully secretary of state clinton yesterday. they were back at it again today. senators mccain, johnson, and paul are ignoring the truth about the attack on benghazi so they can advance their right-wing agenda. secretary of state hillary clinton smacked down tea party senator ron johnson yesterday. johnson blundered again at senator john kerry's confirmation hearing today. >> you work with me then on an ongoing basis so we can get that behind us so we c
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 9:00pm PST
, we're going to have to rig it so gettysburg address, obama. republicans are going to have to steal elections? that is how bad nbc has gotten that. is their coverage. >> a couple points about this quote, unquote news network. on the gettysburg address, chris matthews has it exactly wrong. just the opposite. gettiesberg address was an attempt at healing the nation's wounds at the end of the civil war. obama's speech, yesterday, was a left wing declaration of war against conservative movement. so it was the opposite. as for the rigging charge this is classic msnbc. going back to 2004 with keith onerman refusing to concede ohio going to bush. this is how bizarre msnbcs now, they're saying this is -- a great conspiracy to rig elections. i don't know what they're talking about. >> oos s-. >> sean: listen this, is an extension of the obama white house, they're worse than jay carney. so bad. listen to valerie jared praising them, thank you for the last four years. couldn't be any more obvious. >> well, valerie jared thank you for being on the show sh this morning. enjoy the day. >> thank y
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
obama. 273-262, by one estimate. some leading republicans oppose the change. >> i am a traditionalist myself. i really am a conservative. i'm a little bit skeptical of this. >> reporter: and tonight, virginia's governor, bob mcdonald came out against it. in fact, potential candidates are warning the party as a bigger problem. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. and i'm serious. it's time for a new republican party that talks like adults. we had a number of republicans that damaged this year with offensive and bizarre comments. >> a warning that changing what candidates say could be more important than changing how they count votes. andrea mitchell, nbc news, washington. >>> and still ahead here on a friday night, a public health emergency sweeping through a big american city. a danger that's in the air that has doctors sounding the alarm. >>> and later, it's been around longer than an entire generation has been alive, and it is still going strong. >>> of special interest to our viewers in the west tonight, right now, the problem is dirty air. while this happens every year, th
CBS
Jan 27, 2013 10:30am EST
successful was there was a thing called reagan democrats. there are not many obama republicans. it's almost nonexistent. >> there are plenty of obama voters whether democrats, republicanes, or independent. i think this last election showed that. i agree with david that he needs to take this to the country, and that's precisely what he's going to do and what he has been doing. you'll see that this week on immigration. you'll probably see it on some of these gun control, antiviolence measures, whether it's the assault weapons ban or the background check or addressing mental health issues. and that's prove own to be successful for him. >> schieffer: kevin you heard newt gingrich. he says the first thing republicans need to do is start paying attention to rubio, senator rubio from florida. he said if you can't find a way to appeal to the changing demographics -- that's right. that's an incredible lesson we learned from the last campaign. you take 1992 when bill clinton won his first election, hispanics represented about 2% of the electorate and won by a margin of 700,000. in this elicate
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am EST
for thursday. republicans are criticizing president obama's choice saying hagel would push for defense cuts. but an associated press review of hagel's record has found the claims to be overblown. democrats are rallying around hagel and they have a majority of votes to confirm him. >>> there is a search under way for a missing american f-16 fighter jet that went missing offer coast of its lai. search and rescue team is combing through the area around the aviano air base after the jet went down during a training mission yesterday afternoon. the air force lost contact with it after two other planes returned to base safely. bad weather was reported in the area. area. >>> a developing story of a woman missing in turkey after traveling there alone. she was scheduled to return from istanbul on january 21st. she never made it to her flight and no one has heard from her since. police say they have found her passport and medical information and are looking at security camera footage from the area where she stayed. the 33-year-old mother of two made the trip alone after a friend canceled
Current
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
legislation. house republicans don't like president obama, but house republicans do like police officers. so with that in mind today, president obama invited 13 police chiefs and sheriffs to the white house to discuss gun violence. >> if law enforcement officials who are dealing with this stuff every single day can come to some basic consensus, congress will be paying at attention to them and we'll be able to make progress. >> jennifer: progress that will be novel, but if the senate can move ahead with immigration reform, i say anything is possible. joining me now is democratic strategist donnie fowler. welcome back. >> good to be here. >> jennifer: good policy to have the chiefs and sheriffs come and make the pitch on gun safety. >> there is no more credibility. >> jennifer: i totally agree. >> they are certainly the ones that the american people want to hear from. >> jennifer: the congress can't seem to meet a deadline on fiscal stuff. they have this immigration thing that is teed up. do you think that gun safety is going to get something done? >> i'm an optimist. i believe that washin
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am EST
republican party had to start taking barack obama seriously. he means to change america in fundamental ways as he sees it. the proper response to such a man is not -- was that he is not a muslim or he's a kenyan or working out his feelings of colonialism. it didn't hurt him, it hurt the republicans. can the gop in washington for now develop those things? what do you think? she's saying you're deluded yourself with the nonsensical charges of birtherism and it's hurt you, not him. >> i agree with you, peggy noonan is a tremendous writer, i don't agree with much of what she says. but here's the thing. they're not listening to the editorial page, they have been fed 30 or 40 years the insanity or the belief that their views are absolutely right. the idea of calling democrats marxists and being extreme on abortion that is not right, it's fundamentally american, more american than the other side. >> the polls say you're right. >> you can't change the cake by changing the frosting. the problem in the republican party is not the political or the intellectual class -- >> what are you, dan rather
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 12:00am PST
not hillary. at least not now. and when we come back, the aggressive barack obama and the worried republicans. plus scoops and predictions chris: welcome back. no less than "the new york times" has called president obama's inaugural address aggressive. we can all agree the president spoke clearly. >> preserving our individual freedom ultimately requires collective action. for we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well in a growing many barely make it. chris: this speech has taken a week to gel. and the geling has suggesting that the republicans have a choice. either they go along with the president on some things, try to improve on immigration, on guns, hit their mark on these bills, or they stand back and play protest politics. what are they going to do? >> i found an interesting poll, "the wall street journal" and he made it seem maybe we should try to make legislation better. try to have some input on things. i think there's still a split among republicans how much to do that. i know there are a lot of conservative republicans w
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
make. [ applause ] >> after twice losing the white house to president obama some republicans are doing some electoral map tinkering. for now just on paper. the 2012 electoral map. most states are winer take all in the electoral college. republicans look at interrupts in seven battleground states a wondering if the states should consider divided electoral college votes by congressional district. you win that district, you get an electoral veg vote. if that had been the case in 2019, republican romney would have picked up enough votes in these states to win the white house. a former michigan republican party chairman supports the idea and says a chance to ensure the population centers of the state tonight overwhelming the rest of the state. >> i think there is a lot of people who are frustrated with the current winner take all system. some form of proportionality and fair system is really attractive. >> the rnc chairman reince priebus encouraged states to take a look at the plan. >> it's a state issue. personally, i'm intrigued by it. >> political analyst larry sabato doesn't think the i
PBS
Jan 22, 2013 12:00pm PST
which the obamas view as sweet vindication and bloodier minded when it comes to beating republicans." tell me how all thaw you learned about them factored into the speech you heard today? >> well i think my favorite word in that paragraph is bloodier minded because it's not a word we associate with barack obama and yet it has become so true and fits with the very democratic ideological second inauguration speech we gave today. this is no longer the barack obama who calls for bipartisan healing, who wants to change the way washington works. he set out a very aggressive second term agenda. within a couple of minutes into the speech i saw somebody tweet "barack obama has talked about climate change more than he talked about it during the campaign." the question that leads us to, of course, is how you pass that agenda when the republicans control the house. >> reporter: jon, you wrote a piece in "slate" that said some of the same things that the president maybe should be more bloody minded. >> that seems the logical conclusion. if you look at his ambition, he's not one who's just going
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 8:00pm PST
, speaker of the house, tells a republican group president obama is trying to annihilate the party? okay. but the gop is -- well, they say that they're going to do it by themselves. richard wolffe joins me to talk about the republicans' self-destruction. and later the pentagon lifts a ban on women in combat and the righties are all up in arms about that. goldie taylor will join me and we'll get her take. don't forget you can listen to my radio show on sirius xm radio channel 127. share your thoughts with us on facebook and twitter using the #edshow and we are coming right back. twins. i didn't see them coming. i have obligations. cute obligations, but obligations. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes
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Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm CST
. as long as the house is controlled by republicans. one day after president obama's inauguration house speaker john boehner gave a speech at a private g-o-p luncheon and had a warning for fellow republicans. boehner went on to say he believed the obama administration's goal is to regain control of the house during mid-term elections. the speech was given at a private luncheon sponsored by the ripon society and was closed to reporters. boehner said president obama's inaugural address made it clear his visions for a second term can't be achieved. as long as the house is controlled by republicans. the new policy will be implemented over the next three years. the national transportation safety board will have adopted this afternoon in efforts to find out what is wrong with the dream letter plane. fish all of the planes were grounded while investigators conducted tests to find out what triggered some smoke as petitions secretary and faa administrator gave no indication that streamliners will return to service any time soon. >> the face now has a voice. i saw clinton's perpetrated the
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 1:00am PST
obama has proposed to do on gun reform is very popular, even among republican voters. when you ask them about the things that the president's proposing, pretty much republicans think these things are good ideas, we ought to be doing them, they are in favor. and then the same "washington post" poll asked republicans, okay, broadly speaking, do you like what president obama is proposing on gun reform? and republicans said no, we hate it. after they said they support all the individual proposals, they said, well, do you like the guy who's proposing all these individual proposals that you liked? no, we hate those ideas. and that is insane. they like all the component parts of it. they like all these ideas. but then when these ideas that they like are proposed, they say they are against them because the person proposing them is president obama. that is insane. that is mindless. right? how do you make constructive policy in that kind of environment? people support the policy until they hear who else supports it and then they think they might be against it. how do you make policy like that? we
FOX
Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
obama. the republican senator mark arubio, was a key member of the senate reform team. >> we also have to insure we don't do anything that encouples people to come here legally in the future. we're dealing with 11 million human beings. >> for its part, the white house welcomed the deal. they will travel to nevada to lay out his vision, which overlaps with the senate version. >> the president believes it's important we move forward on comprehensive immigration reform. >> the passage is widely expected in the senate, but the roadblock could come in the house and republican conservatives voiced concerns and holding the u.s. border security are closed. house speaker john boehner indicated he would allow the senate version of immigration reform to come up for a vote in the house if it passes the senate; how far, this bill has several stop gaps built into it and would not allow the citizenship to go forward until the goals of border security are first met. >>> a jury now deciding the fate of a former police officer accused of murder. daniel harmon wright is charged with killing patricia
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Jan 25, 2013 11:00pm EST
headlines republicans everywhere. >> well, this is the electoral map from the 2012 election. president obama won by four points in a large margin in the electoral college. this is what happens under the republicans' everywhere strategy. president obama still wins by four points, but loses the presidency in an electoral landslide. as long as this plan is out there, republicans will continue to downplay it. >> i would not be for it. i don't think there is any sort of national movement. and you have sort of convinced me that in virginia, there may not even be any state movement. it may be an isolated legislator. >> sure. it was just an isolated legislator. yesterday it was this isolated legislator, senator bill carrico from virginia. today it was this isolated legislator, and that would be representative peter lund of michigan. now michigan is in the picture. lund is set to introduce a similar rigging bill in michigan's legislature. michigan speaker jase bolger said today he is open to pursuing the strategy in his state. the fight to protect our democratic process, my friends, is far from over.
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 9:00pm EST
hearing today, as republicans tried to find some political advantage over the obama administration, over hillary clinton in particular over the attack in benghazi, what ended up looming unexpectedly large over these proceedings was how benghazi is not an unprecedented thing. the state department has had its personnel and its facilities in danger and facing different kinds of attack over and over and over and over again for decades all over the world. and the attempted political acrimony of today's hearing ended up kind of dead-ending today whenever secretary clinton would bring back what congress does not see as a priority does not see the safety that work at the state department and the resources to ensure that safety. and yes, there is a political agenda to be driven, always, always. but in terms of steps necessary to protect people, so far hillary clinton made the case today that congress has been against it, specifically right now, members of the republican-controlled house have been against it. >> we have asked the congress to help us real locate funds. the senate has given us
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Jan 29, 2013 3:00pm PST
republican, former senator chuck hagel is nominated for defense secretary. the obama administration has its hands full tonight. over egypt. the country's army chief is warning the nation could implode if violent dissent continues. correspondent connor powell has the latest from jerusalem. >> nearly a week, police and protesters clash on the streets of egypt. protests don't grow. 60 people died since last thursday. mohammed morsi's declaration of martial law failed to contain the crisis. >> examing the state, extremists -- [ inaudible ] >> controversial and effectiv effective. the topic could lead to collapse of egypt, ushering in the widespread bloodshed. this is the largest arab country in the world in the entire middle east. morsi was democratically elected. critics say he has been changed since being in power. >> we will not accept this. >> opposition group are determined to keep up the pressure on morsi. saying the street will not rest until reforms are instituted. young men throw rocks in rioting, but not the mass uprising we saw two years ago. crowds for more representative of the
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 4:30pm PST
think the republicans will get obama to agree to some cuts, even if we don't have a really economically damaging showdown. chris: how are we going to deal to entitlements? i don't think liberals want to do much. who is going to do it? >> we don't have to do it immediately, and that's an important point. conservatives don't either. the conservative base right now is an older base. it's people in their 50's and 60's, people who say i'm really worried about the deficit. don't touch my medicare or social security. chris: that it? indicated stuff. >> the entitlement stuff is a really big problem. there are a lot of liberals who go too far in denying it's a problem, but it's not an immediate problem. interest rates remain low. we have a little bit of time. chris: now for some fun. we're all looking forward to witnessing the president's inauguration on monday, we thought we'd look back through history at some inauguration firsts. this inauguration will mark the 57th time a president has been sworn into office and like any national tradition, the ceremony has evolved. george washin
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Jan 25, 2013 11:00pm PST
, president obama is the president, and republicans in the house that once could still see through the dark know they really can't go on like this. margaret is not alone. down in baton rouge governor bobby jindal says we have to stop being the stupid party. haley barbour warns this party to stop making stupid comments again, that word about rape. but don't lose heart. like an old car that won't turn off even when you turn the key to off, some character out in new mexico wants to stick women who are raped with stiff prison sentences if they get an abortion. she calls it tampering with the evidence. but wait a minute, crazy guys. didn't one of your republicans say you can't get pregnant in case of a rape? anyway, tonight finding our way through the crazy even as we hear the first loud barks and meows from the backyard of american politics. i have with me joy reid and "mother jones'" david corn. anytime i can get you to giggle a little bit, joy, i consider myself a success. i owe some of this material to a lot of republicans today. pegging noonan, a friend of mine and very smart, i do
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Jan 23, 2013 1:00am PST
say. i voted for seven republican presidents in a row and then i went to mr. obama because the party started to drift in a direction that i found difficult to follow. >> i'm actually republican. did i not vote for barack obama. but i'm just here to celebrate the inauguration. >> you are just here to drink with your friends. have. >> a brew. >> don't cost nothing. >> you know you are at the inauguration right now, right? >> yeah. i'm so excited for inauguration. >> i met you out on coney island? remember i have a tat. >> your tattoo, where is it. >> actually right here on the back of my neck. >> watters world launched your career? >> kind of. >> did you ever watch bill o'reilly on fox news channel? >> yes. >> are you a factor fan. [ laughter ] >> i'm a fan and look forward to seeing you every night. >> i got information about all his historical work. >> his irish route. >> his historical book. >> killing lincoln one of the best books i have ever read. he is quite an author. >> when will you come on the no spin zone. >> are you going to come on the show one of these days. >> have
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 5:00am EST
inauguration. he said obama wants to annihilate the republican party and boehner joked about having to calm down legendary college football coach lou holtz. >> about 9:30 i get this text, the country is overwith. we're not doing this again. i already had this conversation with lou about nine or ten days after the election. he came in to speak to our 34 new members. and before he went over to talk to them, he came to my office. he is moaning and groaning. i said, lou, would you stop? we're americans. we'll figure this out. and i just spent 15 minutes giving lou holtz a pep talk. >> and that's your morning dish of "scrambled politics." >>> and now for a look at the national weather, here is bill karins with the forecast. it's cold, right? >> lou holtz isn't happy all that's come out either. here's what we're dealing with out there this morning. snow has made its presence in the washington, d.c. area. we haven't had a lot over this winter period, especially think morning from washington, d.c., southward driving through virginia to fredericksburg, also into areas of southern maryland. we picked
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
failed. also, president obama has hoped his reelection will break the republican fever of endless obstructions. but even he add mits it hasn't happened yet. and now we have paul ryan saying ignoring the country's problems. paul ryan, you're the biggest disapointment right, left or krenter in this country. her contract is gone. no thanks to keep her on the payroll. a lot of people stopped being the stupid party, maybe getting rid of that part of who knows, maybe cnn will pick her up. new conspiracies, but old ones die. first they question whether hillary clinton had a concussion. now they want to know whether she was pushed. sickos, you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. executor of efficiency. you can spot an amateur from a mile away... while going shoeless and metal-free in seconds. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle...and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. now this...will work. [ male announcer ] just like you, business pro. jus
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Jan 22, 2013 8:00pm PST
ingraham saying she believes collin powell a republican is acting in concert with the obama white house to support some of the president's positions. miss laura pointed out that powell's raising the race card when mr. obama is criticized. now the general is echoing the obama administration's position on voter i.d. >> the republican party should be a party that says we want everybody to vote and make it easier for people to vote and give them a reason to vote for the party and not find ways to keep them from voting at all. >> in our efforts to protect voting rights and to prevent voting fraud, we will be vigilant and we will be strong. but let me be very clear. we will not allow political pretext to disenfranchise american citizens of their most precious right. >> here now barack and hard place duo monica crowley and alan colmes. do you think it's a coincidence that collin powell has taken the positions. >> i'm not a big conspiracy guy. >> i'm not a conspiracy guy. >> you know, other people say the same things by the way. by the way, i had oral surgery. >> you know, i just didn't notice
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
obama administration's position on voter i.d. >> the republican party should be a party that says we want everybody to vote and make it easier for people to vote and give them a reason to vote for the party and not find ways to keep them from voting at all. >> in our efforts to protect voting rights and to prevent voting fraud, we will be vigilant and we will be strong. but let me be very clear. we will not allow political pretext to disenfranchise american citizens of their most precious right. >> here now barack and hard place duo monica crowley and alan colmes. do you think it's a coincidence that collin powell has taken the positions. >> i'm not a big conspiracy guy. >> i'm not a conspiracy guy. >> you know, other people say the same things by the way. by the way, i had oral surgery. >> you know, i just didn't notice anything. you are always garbled to me. >> the fact is lindsey graham you can't be old white guy party same thing. marco rubio. >> you are gearing off the track here. you don't believe that general powell is in touch with the white house and they are kind of suggesti
CNBC
Jan 23, 2013 7:00pm EST
obama is out to annihilate the republican party. we'll talk about all that with new hampshire senator kelly ayotte and our political panel in just a few moments. >> also, big time golfers phil mickelson, tiger woods, lebron james and derek jeter are all supply siders. we'll explain that later this hour. >> i wasn't involved in the talking points process. as i understand it, as i've been told, it was a typical interagency process where staff, including from the state department all participated to try to come up with whatever was going to be made publicly available. >> that of course was secretary of state clinton today on capitol hill saying she had no role in susan rice's false talking points on the benghazi consulate attack. but will we ever find out why ambassador rice denied the terrorist attack and misled the public saying this on "meet the press." >> what happened in benghazi was in fact initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in cairo. >> and will we ever get a full answer on exactly what happened that night in benghazi. joining me former gener
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2013 12:00pm PST
finger as the far right republicans as the source of hostility. president obama says in a lengthy interview given to "the new republic," dell evers into a bunch of topics, national and internationally, but he does not see d.c. becoming less hostile to the republicans. one of the biggest names of the 2012 race saying today it's not republicans who are the problem. it's the president himself. >> i decided to not comment between the election and the inauguration because i wanted to see what kind of president we were looking at here, what kind of path and trajectory he was putting his administration on, and all of the statements and all of the comments lead me to believe that he's thinking more of a political conquest than political compromise. >> back with us now, "chicago sun-times" lynn sweet and the "the washington post's" david nakamura. david, the president says in this "new republic" article he doesn't see a light at the end of the tunnel until republicans finish the self-examination that they are currently undergoing. is that just a nicer way of saying that he doesn't expect t
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 9:00pm PST
the day to go to the inauguration of president obama. virginia republicans had to wait until he was gone because the state senate is equally divided in virginia, 20 republicans and 20 democrats. but with henry marsh gone for the day, it's no longer an even divide, right? it's 20-19. with that advantage, republicans decided to spring on the senate and spring on the entire state a whole new set of redmaps. a whole new set of gerrymandered maps for the state, drafted to put republicans in charge in virginia effectively permanently. because they did it when henry marsh was away, republicans succeeded in this plan by one vote in their stealth attack to change the maps. that one vote was the missing vote of the senator who had gone to the inauguration. that's how they started the week. now virginia republicans are moving on to the next part of it. they're moving on to the electoral college scheme part of it, using the same maps they have gerrymandered for a permanent republican advantage at the state level to also dispute virginia's electoral college votes when it comes to voting for pres
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
obama last fall. republicans want a chunk of that vote in 2016. the plan also tracks people who come into this country on visas and ensures that before they apply for citizenship, immigrants have to prove they are working. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >>> on now to business and tech, a $1,000 ipad? scott mcgrew says it's no rumor. >> yes, good morning. it is real. apple this morning said it will sell an ipad with 128 gigabytes of memory, so the cell phone version of this with the network ship will run $929. so more than $1,000 with tax. the lesser expensive wi-fi only version will cost you a mere 7$99. ipads have really become the go to device for millions of people. yahoo! stock is up this morning a day after yahoo! said it made more money than expected. >>> and here's something of dubious news value. a digital artist in santa cruz has created this. this is the game for nintendo. here's mark crawly sending you on a mission to find cigars somewhere in the estate. it's a -- no actual game exists, but if it had come out in 1990, this is indeed what the game would have looked lik
Current
Jan 23, 2013 3:00am PST
couple of weeks or so, republicans caved on taxes on new year's eve. i think obama peeled away 85 republican votes on tax hikes. what happened to this once, you know, rock-solid g.o.p. caucus even paul ryan voted with the president on that their bluff has been called on the debt ceiling. we don't want to shut down the government. so, it looks like republicans are fighting among themselves. so this debate is already underway in the republican party. >> yeah. the. >> the president understands this. that combined with the 332 electoral votes he got, i think he is in a stronger -- i think he is in a stronger position now than he has been probably in four years. so he has less incentive now to be mr. nice than he has in quite some time. i think we are seeing that. >> right. i was going to say, i think we see that he senses that as well. >> yeah. >> he feels that he is projecting it. i don't know whether -- i forget whether you were there the day he announced his measures on gun violence for example. >> yeah. >> that was straight o here is what we are going to do. whereas before on so m
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Jan 22, 2013 9:00am PST
. surrounded by congressional republicans, president obama acknowledged the gulf separating him from his adversaries on capitol hill. >> i recognize there are profound differences in this room, but i just want to say thank you for your service, and i want to thank your families for their service because regardless of our political persuasions and perspectives, i know that all have us serve because we believe we can make america for future generations. >> the question still remains. can he actually implement it? e.j., my friend, it's rare we get to see you in the flesh. i go to you first on this. there's been a lot of analysis about whether that speech was kind of almost a rejoinder to reagan's first inaugural. a, what do you make of that, and, b, in terms of actually moving this policy forward, can the president do it given the climate in washington these days? >> i think the answer is yes, and the question is how far forward can he move it? i think the critique of this speech that somehow the president was in the face of conservatives, yes, he did make a philosophical argument. he d
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 2:00am EST
just saw him there, kept up the republican claim of victimhood. that president obama is more interested in defeating them than he is in getting something done for the country. last week house speaker john boehner started that drumbeat saying president obama was out to annihilate the republican party, and ryan amplified it when he spoke at a future of conservatism summit this saturday. >> the president will bait us. he will portray us as cruel and unyielding. we can't get rattled. we won't play the villain in his morality plays. we have to stay united. we have to show that if given the chance, we can govern. that we have better ideas. >> president obama has said he hoped this re-election would break that republican fever of total opposition, but in an interview with "the new republic" interview, brand new magazine, he said obviously that hasn't happened yet. joining me is columnist cynthia tucker and "the washington post's" eugene robinson. i want to start with gene up here. it seems to me they have this new sort of gee, whiz, we're getting beat up, but they were the party that for four
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 3:00pm PST
dead. >> republican senator marco rubio said the obama policy on syria has been so disorganized when the situation is resolved, the people there will hate the u.s. >> as iran's best friend. grand central station for terrorists all over the world it was in our national interest to help an opposition form organize itself. >> iran's nuclear program, kerry reiterated the administration policy saying the clock is ticking on efforts to get the regime to comply. >> we will do what we must do, to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. it repeat here today, our policy is not containment. it is prevention. >> if that doesn't work it could ultimately lead to military conflict. up with senator channeled kerry on whether he supported the administration bombing libya in 2011 without congressional approval. >> you see the constitution really doesn't give this kind of latitude to sometimes go to war and sometimes not go to war. >> look, you can be absolutist and apply it to every circumstance. the problem is, it just doesn't work in some instances. >> with north korea threatening confrontatio
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am EST
challenge of the republican party. losing 25 senate seats this year -- president obama only got 51% of the vote. the economy is looking great. a lot of democratic incumbents looked people ribble. the senate cannot be gerrymandered. it looked like a clean a snapshot of the country. for republicans to win 8 waterboarded -- while democrats one -- republicans will 8 and democrats won 25, that is dangerous. we need to figure out what went wrong in 2012. i'm not for endless naval gazing. there are plenty of fights to be had. where can we cooperate with president obama? in some ways, you lose an election, and you think about it for a few months. and you get back right on the horse and try to start writing again and figure out what we believe and and what fights we want to have and what policies we want to -- want to propose. host: politico wrote about you -- what have you been doing? guest: it is interesting to learn that is what i have been doing. i can start all i want. other people have to decide what they want to stand for. host: it says that bill crystal and his allies have been talk
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 7:00pm EST
is, can obama split the republican party? to some extent he did on the fiscal cliff vote. he has a lot of issues like this. immigration and gun control. to mark's point. the president went out there and tested what he believes is his vision. this first term was about being a sen trist and now he is not held back by a political test. that is where he sees the second term. as far as republicans, we will be broken if we allow ourselves to be broken. the president has the platform of the presidency and he has organization. republicans have to look at where they get a better platform. ideas like more government and an economy that doesn't rely on government and whether or not we can do that with a greater organizational ability. that was the essence of ray again. he went out and made it more marketable in the middle. he talked about free enterprise. >> he sold that to a part of the electorate. >> what obama is doing is interesting to me. he is quoting the founding fathers. all men are created equal. that they are entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. yeah, but they wer
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 2:00pm PST
, president obama has said he hoped his re-election would break the republican fever of endless obstructions, but even he admits that it hasn't happened yet. and now we have paul ryan saying the president is ignoring the country's problems in order to focus on the strategy. paul ryan you're the biggest disappointment right, left, or center this country. >>> sarah palin lost her biggest megaphone when fox news dropped her the other day. her contract is gone. no thanks to keep her on the payroll. a lot of republicans say the gop has to stop being the stupid party. maybe getting rid of that is part of it. who knows. maybe cnn will pick her up. >>> lef it to our friends on the right to find new conspiracies. first they question whether hillary clinton had a concussion. new they want to know whether he was pushed. sickos. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. to the best vacation spot on earth. (all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is inc
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Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
, obama. republicans are going to have to steal elections. that's how bad nbc's gotten, that's the coverage. >> a couple of points about this quote, unquote news network and this quote, unquote newsman. on the gettysburg address, chris mathews has it it exactly wrong. he has the opposite. the gettysburg address was an attempt at healing of nation' wounds at the end of the civil war. obama's speech yesterday was a left wing declaration of war against the movement. and it was opposite. after the rigging charge, this is classic msnbc. this goes back to 2004 keith olbermann refusing to concede ohio going to bush. i don't think they have it clear the election of 2004 yet. this is how bizarro mn sbc is and now the conspiracy to rig elections, i don't know what they're talking about. >> sean: this is an extension of the obama white house, they get invitations and sit down, daily talking points and they regurgitate it. they're worse than jay carney. let's go and even so bad, listen to valerie garrett praising them, thank you for the last four years. couldn't be any more obvious. >> well, v
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Jan 29, 2013 12:35am PST
crisis, the obama administration once again finds itself locking horns with republicans over the issue of raising the debt ceiling -- the amount of money the nation is legally allowed to borrow. >> jimmy: oh, yeah. [ laughter ] when it comes to raising the debt ceiling, the president's having a hard time getting it up. [ laughter ] seems the gop ain't rubbing him the right way, especially with the country $16.4 trillion in debt. ♪ so we're still in debt but it's all right the united states clearly couldn't get any broker ♪ ♪ got to liquidate its assets just like al roker ♪ [ laughter and applause ] ♪ >> while most republicans oppose raising the debt ceiling, several have voiced dissension within gop ranks, and democrats are now hoping this will pressure their house leader, john boehner, and soften his hard-lined stance. >> jimmy: mm mm mm. take it from my man, brilly willy. ain't nothing worse than a soft boehner. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] ain't nothing worse. especially when it starts leaning a little to the left. [ laughter ] and it's going to take more than a magic
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Jan 28, 2013 10:00pm EST
latino votes went to president obama. florida republican senator marco rubio a possible 2016 presidential candidate was a key member of this senate reform team. >> we also have to ensure that we don't do anything that encourages people to come here illegally in the future, but by the same token we are dealing with 11 million human beings. >> reporter: for its part the white house welcomed the deal. president obama will travel to nevada tuesday to lay out his vision which overlaps with the senate version. >> the president believes that it's very important that we move forward on comprehensive immigration reform. it's the right thing to do for the country. >> reporter: passage is widely expected in the senate, but the roadblock could come in the house. the rep conservatives have voiced concern -- republican conservatives have voiced concerns about creating paths to citizenships before holes in u.s. border security are closed. in an effort to gather more republican support for these proposals the path to citizenship has some stopgaps built into it. the senators say they will not
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 2:00am EST
president obama these days considering the fact that the republican party hasn't needed much help in its recent collapse. boehner is not alone. house majority whip kevin mccarthy sees the same plot by the democrats. >> this person's main goal is to continue to try to break the republican party. he's out of touch with where america is at with what he's trying to do. >> come on, kevin. all of a sudden the democrats are sitting back in the back room conniving how to take the republicans apart. considering the republicans made it their mission to stop obama at all costs, it's fairly rich they accuse obama of using the same tactics against them. feehery, you're already laughing because the idea that the republicans think there's a big cabal of democrats that sit around and meet and they're saying why don't we get the republicans to say stupid things about black america, against latinos, come out against immigration reform and screw up any chance of being a majority party again, and it's all the democrats. how does anybody really believe that? >> obviously the president would like to see the r
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Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
republicans are not honest brokers, and we need to move this obama agenda forward? i've got to do a lot more on it tomorrow night. rachel? >> i'm looking forward to it. thank you at home for joining us this hour. on a day when you probably should have taken the day off and just watched the news all day. if you did not do that today, it's okay. this hour we will get you all caught up. but this is one of those days when i had to turn off the speakers on my computer on my desk at work because the buzzer that i have set to go off every time a top tier breaking news alert crosses the wires started to seem like it was just stuck on, it was sounding so often today. it was that kind of day. so we'll have updates for you this howerton riveting turn on capitol hill from secretary of state hillary clinton today. and remember the debt ceiling thing that everybody has been fighting about for months. that finally happened today. the stealth story that we have been covering about republicans in the states changing the rules for presidential elections to make it harder for democratic candidates to win, that
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 1:00pm PST
where a republican can have a constructive relationship with obama and not pay a political price for it, then no republicans are going to have constructive relationships with them because, you know, politicians are just -- are very self-serving and self-interested folks. that's how they got to where they are, and there has to be somebody who has to break the curse. there has to be a politician, a republican, who steps forward, works with obama on something, maybe it will be guns, maybe it will be immigration, we'll find out who works with him, who infuriates the base, infuriates rush limbaugh and glenn beck if he's still around out there, and survives and actually advances. as soon as that happens, then it shows an alternative path to power for republicans, and that will enable obama to then start having relationships again. >> he is still out there. i heard him this morning. professor peterson, let me play for you an exchange when david gregory and senator jim demint on this topic of the president's vision versus that of republicans. listen to this, professor peterson. >> that's someth
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am PST
for the president. is this a new beginning for the republican party. your leader, famously, infamous, started the first obama term saying the number one priority was to defeat the president. did the republicans owe the americans a more cooperative tone at the start of the second term? >> i'm looking forward to a time we can all work together. i hope the president hit the reset button for russia during the first term, i hope he hits the reset button with the republican party. a time with divided government, that's when you can do the most big things, i hope the president and the republicans work together to do something important for the country in terms of our debt, entitlements, crucial we do that for kids and grandkids. >> both parties have internal divisions too. your party is trying to sort out mitt romney's loss in the election. a debate, some conservatives don't want a new immigration policy that allows those who came illegally to stay. some democrats don't want to touch medicare, social security. if you have a grand bargain who is the circuit breaker so everybody can
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 1:35am PST
at the super bowl by way of the white house. president obama told the new republican, quote, i'm a big football fan, but i have to tell you, if i had a son, i'd have to think long and hard before i let him play football. the 49ers reaction? >> president obama feels that way, then there will be a little less competition for jack harbaugh when he gets older. that's the first thing to my mind, if other parents are thinking that way. but it's still early, jack. only five months old. but he's a really big kid. he's got an enormous head. >> what's his 40 time? >> we don't have a 40 on him yet. but his wing span is a plus one. as soon as he grows into that head, he's gonna be something. >> reporter: while jim harbaugh had fun with the topic, alex boone took exception and said the benefits outweigh the risks. >> i love our president obama. i don't mean to disrespect him. but i wouldn't mind if my kids played football. this is america's past time. once you play, you understand so much more about life and being in a group, being around guys. you build a brotherhood, learn to rely on each oth
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Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
pfeiffer suggested mr. obama is worthy of the task, but republicans are not. "there is a moment of opportunity now that is important. what is frustrating is that we don't have a political system. or an opposition party worthy of the opportunity. pfeiffer told fox it was a message to the country, not just republican parties. but a key senator sounded troubled by a tone heading to a new term with the nation facing serious issues requiring leadership. >> both parties need to work together to solve big proble problems. the democrats need help from the president to lay out the issues and provide the ability they know what needs to be done. >> they wrote go for the throat and why obama must declare war on the republican party. and said obama's only remaining option is pulverize. >> bret: let's get thoughts on what we have seen and heard today. brit hume is here with us tonight. good evening. >> hi, bret. president obama today gave the country a clarifying moment. we may not have gotten to know mr. obama, the man, better today. but we certainly got to know him the politician, better. his
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